Skin Disorders

Alopecia is an autoimmune disease in which the body attacks its own hair follicles. Hair can be lost from any part of the body.

Basal Cell Carcinoma
Basal cell carcinoma is the most common type of skin cancer. It is also the least dangerous skin cancer, as it rarely spreads.

Bullous Pemphigoid
Bullous pemphigoid is a chronic autoimmune disease of the skin. It involves the formation of large, fluid-filled blisters in the layers of the skin.

Lichen Planus
Lichen planus is a fairly common autoimmune skin condition in which antibodies attack the skin, mucous membranes, hair and nails.

Pemphigus is an extremely rare and incurable autoimmune disorder that affects the skin and mucous membranes. The immune system attacks the skin, causing burn-like blisters.

Psoriasis is a common autoimmune skin disorder which occurs when the skin cells replicate too quickly.

Scleroderma or Crest Syndrome
Scleroderma is a runaway healing process where the body produces too much collagen and connective tissue, replacing normal cell structure.

Vitiligo is an autoimmune skin disease in which the body creates antibodies directed against the pigment-producing cells.